Teacher, author & small business owner. Ardent about helping the homeless. Big fan of marketing, sports, poetry, politics & hip-hop.

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The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. –Amelia Earhart 5 hours ago
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. –W. Clement Stone 1 day ago
Life isn't about getting and having, it's about giving and being. –Kevin Kruse 2 days ago
Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. –John Lennon 3 days ago
Be kind for everyone is fighting a tough battle. - Plato 3 days ago
We become what we think about. –Earl Nightingale 4 days ago
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. –Mark Twain 5 days ago
Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. –Charles Swindoll 6 days ago
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. –Alice Walker Aug 16th
"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self" - Hemingway Aug 16th
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. –Chinese Proverb Aug 15th
An unexamined life is not worth living. –Socrates Aug 14th
"If a man does his best, what else is there?" Patton Aug 14th
Eighty percent of success is showing up. –Woody Allen Aug 13th
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. –Steve Jobs Aug 12th
Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. –Vince Lombardi Aug 11th
I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. –Stephen Covey Aug 10th
You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. –Christopher Columbus Aug 9th
People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. –Maya Angelou Aug 8th
"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." MLK, Jr. Aug 8th
Either you run the day, or the day runs you. –Jim Rohn Aug 7th
Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. –Henry Ford Aug 6th
"Everybody pities the weak; jealousy you have to earn." Schwarzenegger Aug 6th
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. –Mark Twain Aug 5th
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Aug 4th
"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." Bonaparte Aug 4th
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. –Anais Nin Aug 3rd
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily. –Zig Ziglar Aug 2nd
"If you are going through hell, keep going." Churchill Aug 2nd
Life is about making an impact, not making an income. -Kevin Kruse Aug 1st
The best revenge is massive success. –Frank Sinatra Aug 1st
"Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing." Aug 1st
"There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it." Aug 1st
"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." Aug 1st
"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass; it's about learning to dance in the rain." Greene Jul 31st
"I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter." Churchill Jul 29th
"If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving one be me."—W. H. Auden Jul 28th
"You can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it." GK Chesterton Jul 27th
"'Dear God,' she prayed, 'let me be something every minute of every hour of my life.' - Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Jul 26th
"Sometimes I can feel my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living." - Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Jul 25th
"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good." Samuel Johnson Jul 25th
What are men to rocks and mountains?" -Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice Jul 25th
"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good." Jul 25th
"Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down." Jimmy Durante Jul 25th
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both." Eisenhower Jul 21st
"Hope is the thing with feathers / That perches in the soul, / And sings the tune without the words, / And never stops at all" - Dickinson Jul 19th
“If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?”- T.S. Eliot Jul 19th
"and this is the wonder that’s keeping the stars apart / i carry your heart (i carry it in my heart)" EE Cummings Jul 17th
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height / My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight" Browning Jul 15th
"There's beauty in the breakdown" Jul 13th
Is June already over?!? Nooo ... Julying! Jul 12th
The most dangerous force on earth? Our own egos. Jul 11th
Is June already over?!? Nooo ... Julying! Jul 6th
Cynicism is like a plague. Gratitude recognized & communicated, on the other hand, is an effective path to joy, peace & collaboratio Jun 29th
Products to People Promo Video is now on Youtube https://t.co/ChYAm8Tobg Jun 24th
Happy Flag Day. God Bless America! Jun 14th
Everyone knows the NBA is rigged. My prediction: they'll give the #1 pick to the Knicks. May 17th
Food poisoning from a Church fish fry - not the Lenten sacrifice I was planning on making ... Apr 1st
NFL Wk 1: Player can't wear cleats memorializing 9-11 while others protest National Anthem. Can't make this stuff up. Sep 14th
Conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly dead at 92. Spent a lot of time with her at conferences in DC. A real legend and an even better person. Sep 6th
How one family is sending 13 kids to college, living debt free — and still plans to retire early https://t.co/iWMkaaOvYD Sep 1st
There are no problems to be solved, but rather only crosses to embrace. Aug 19th
Trump's new campaign manager said his campaign will never have as much money as will Clinton's. I thought he's worth $10 billion? Aug 18th
"Faith—is the Pierless Bridge Supporting what We see Unto the Scene that We do not—Too slender for the eye" - Emily Dickinson Aug 16th
"No man is an island, Entire of itself; Every man is a piece of the continent, A part of the main." - John Donne Aug 14th
Why did the can crusher quit his job? Because it was soda-pressing. Aug 13th
This is turning into a hairy situation #ryanbilodeau https://t.co/zDZRcwQClL Aug 5th
Most annoying thing about being traded to another MLB baseball team? Having to update your twitter profile. Aug 1st
Critical Things Passionate People Do Differently https://t.co/V9enI6Yc3z Jul 26th
"Abide with me, fast falls the eventide. The darkness deepens, Lord, with me abide." #ryanbilodeau Jul 18th
George Orwell would say "see I told you so" https://t.co/Se1dk3Mz1m Jul 17th
Can't watch even a second of this terrorist attack footage without crying. Let's never forget the finiteness & fragility of life on eart Jul 15th
Bricks Plus Clicks is now accepting new clients https://t.co/Q2KTOOjRLU Jul 14th
I predict that Trump's VP pick is someone not on anyone's radar. Jul 14th
"Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once." - Shakespeare Jul 13th
Not sure whose departure I'm praying harder for: Pokémon Go or the moths. Jul 11th
no ​ https://t.co/UoWGUA6dwU Jun 30th
text https://t.co/3OUiSxr0iR Jun 30th
Such a beautiful song Lumineers - Flowers in Your Hair https://t.co/u6VpqELekU Jun 28th
A rarity happened tonight - an American was picked #1 in NHL draft. The first ever? Mountie alum Brian Lawton. Jun 25th
Only in Rhode Island https://t.co/BPlemJrt0S Jun 24th
All of us fight for causes. All of us. The question is if that cause is our own self-advancement or for people/things outside of ourselves. Jun 23rd
Interesting. This could have some implications on sacramental theology (as it relates to anointing) https://t.co/GLPC9w22az Jun 23rd
The brain's reaction to music. Very interesting https://t.co/0tdlJhkGfM Jun 22nd
The Celtics need to draft Kris Dunn of Providence College at #3. He's going to be a special player. Jun 17th
"Ponder nothing earthly minded" Jun 14th
Only took self-declared "best player in the world" LeBron James 5 games into NBA Finals to learn how to drive to the basket. Jun 14th
Andrew's graduation party. La familia. https://t.co/TXKjJKU9cz Jun 12th
My book Running to Heaven is going to press soon. If anyone knew my Mom & wants to have a quote about her in book, please contact me Jun 10th